How to Find Truth of Chinese Society
Through In-Depth Investigation

by SHEN Ying
April 27, 2011

The in-depth investigation of a journalist on a piece of news and the fieldwork conducted by a sociologist are different tunes rendered with equal skills. Both of them have special challenges. With ten years of experience as an investigative reporter for Southern Weekly and using personal cases, Ms.

SHEN Ying, a visiting scholar in our Center, shared her experiences in how to find truth through unconventional and detailed investigation techniques under China’s current social environment.